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9. What then? are
9. To return then to the forwe better than they P
mer Objećtion. What Diffe
No in no wise: for we have before proved both Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under fin;
18. There is no fear of God before their eyes.
18. There is no fear of God before their Eyes. fear of 19. I
: to. §:* edness are given in any Part of guilty the Old #. must hold much more black in their Nature, and fatal in their Consequences upon the People that live under the Light and Benefit of those Writings, if they be guilty of them; t which is enough to filence you for ever from your Boastings and Pretences of being in a better
State than the Gentiles are now.
Thus Abraham, Abel, Enoch, and Job,
the Old Testament.
and all the Patriarchs, were saved by Faith. Thus the Prophets foretold the just should live by Faith, in all their Predićtions of the Times of the Messiah. See Isa, i. 16, 17. 7erim. xxxi. 31. See Heb. xi.
ungrateful a Nation as the jews, and in receiving all Mankind to Pardon and eternal Happiness upon such gracious and merciful Terms as that of Faith and
27. Where is boast- 27. And if this be now the A. D. 57. ing then? It is exclu- general and only Condition of- -vded. By what law fered to us all, what are all your ef works Nay; but insulting Triumphs over the Genby the law of faith. tile world come to Indeed if your Notions of mere legal Privileges were true, you might value your selves and exclude them; but the Gos.
yours, by bringing you all, one o: under the gra- S
cious Covenant and Privileges of J
the Predićtions of your own Prophets.